What’s On? The Suncoast This Week, 8/3 – 8/10

Every week we hope to entice you to go out and do something fun in the area. Maybe you’ll see something you never thought you’d try, but now you think you might! This area of Florida is filled with interesting things to do and see and experience. Get out there and do it!

This week of Saturday, August 3 – Saturday August 10, 2019

 

TT’s Tiki Rocks the Summer with Journey/Eagles Tribute Band at TT’s (The Tiki) Bar on Charlotte Harbor in Punta Gorda, FLSaturday, August 3

TT’s Tiki Rocks the Summer with Journey/Eagles Tribute Band

Punta Gorda, FL

7-10pm

TT’s (The Tiki) Bar on Charlotte Harbor 33 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

“Faithfully” is a Journey Tribute Band out of Nashville, TN. They cover all Journey and Eagles hits as well as fan favorites. Come on down to TT’s Tiki Bar at the Four Points by Sheraton and enjoy the beautiful view while rocking to Journey and Eagles music! $10 general admission. Guests are encouraged to bring a folding chair. Call 941.637.6770 Ext. 130 to book your tickets!
The Tiki Bar FB     More info on event here

 

 

 

 

Blue + You Community BBQ at Gillespie Park in Sarasota, FLSunday, August 4

Blue + You Community BBQ

Sarasota, FL

3-5pm

Gillespie Park, 710 Osprey Ave. Sarasota, FL. 34236

This is the first of many planned barbecues with free food, juice, water, face painting, family friendly games and prizes! And lots of police vehicles to see. This is also an opportunity for kids to get free school supplies (bring your school list!). Chief Bernadette DiPino says, “This is an opportunity for us to connect with our community, foster relationships and build trust with those who we serve and protect every day.”
Sarasota Police Department FB    City of Sarasota Parks and Rec FB    More info on event here

 

Florida Maritime Museum Twining Workshop at Florida Maritime Museum  in Cortez, FLThursday, August 8

Florida Maritime Museum Twining Workshop

Cortez, FL

5:30-8:30pm

Florida Maritime Museum 4415 119th St. W. Cortez, Fl 34215

Twining is how you make rag rugs! Bring any size T-shirt that you will use to make a “mug rug”. All other supplies will be provided. Make sure to register soon before the class fills up! Cost is $30.
Register here.     Florida Folk School FB

 

 

The Reflections – The Best Of Bandstand at Venice Institute for Performing Arts in Venice, FLFriday, August 9

The Reflections – The Best Of Bandstand

Venice, FL

7-10pm

Venice Institute for Performing Arts 1 Indian Ave. Venice, FL 34285

Remember the song “Just Like Romeo and Juliet”? That’s from The Reflections! They will perform “The Best Of Bandstand” featuring songs they and other great performers sang on American Bandstand. Get your tickets!
Tickets Online here.    Venice Performing Arts Center FB    More info on event here

 

Woodstock Revival at the Sarasota Farmers Market in Sarasota, FLSaturday, August 10

Woodstock Revival, August 10

Sarasota, FL

7am-1pm

Sarasota Farmers Market Lemon & Main, Sarasota, FL 34236

Kettle of Fish will play at this celebration of the 50th anniversary of Woodstock. This is a free event. The market opens at 7am and the Woodstock event starts at 9am. Great way to shop for your fresh fruits and veggies and check out all the vendors!
Sarasota Farmers Market FB    More info on event here

Photos from events FB pages.

 

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